Labor & Employment
3154 ABA Journal Labor & Employment articles.
Kirkland & Ellis is arguing that a fired associate’s lawsuit against the firm should be tossed partly because a harassment claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act can’t be based on “routine performance management.”
Jan 25, 2023 2:17 PM CST
The most stressful occupation in the United States is being a lawyer, according to an analysis by the Washington Post of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Jan 24, 2023 12:48 PM CST
Still no SCOTUS opinions in argued cases
The U.S. Supreme Court has set a record by failing to issue opinions in argued cases this term. Usually, the high court issues…
Jan 20, 2023 3:25 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide the case of a Christian postal worker who quit his job after he was disciplined for refusing to work on Sundays for religious reasons.
Jan 17, 2023 10:23 AM CST
An indignant lawyer blasted a colleague in a text for leaving her law firm following paid maternity leave. The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association was flooded with angry calls, texts and emails from members expressing outrage and demanding action.
Jan 11, 2023 11:54 AM CST
The Federal Trade Commission has proposed a rule that would ban employers from imposing noncompete agreements on workers and independent contractors.
Jan 9, 2023 8:35 AM CST
Scott LaBarre, a longtime member of the ABA who advocated for the rights of people with disabilities, died on Dec. 10 after a short battle with cancer. He was 54. "Scott was a top lawyer in the disability law area, but he was so much more," ABA President Deborah Enix-Ross told the ABA Journal. "He was a great leader, inspiring, always cheerful and upbeat and loved by all who had the good fortune to know him. He worked tirelessly on behalf of the ABA, making the association a much better organization. He will truly be missed, but his legacy endures."
Dec 20, 2022 10:40 AM CST
Judges and magistrates are among the nation’s top five high-stress jobs, according to an online database of occupations.
Dec 12, 2022 12:03 PM CST
A process outlined in a 96-year-old law governing railroads led to a bill signed Friday by President Joe Biden that imposes a contract agreement between workers and railroads.
Dec 5, 2022 10:37 AM CST
David Wang, an attorney and chief innovation officer at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, has some advice for workers who are “quiet quitting”—the viral term for people who haven’t actually left their jobs but mentally have checked out and are doing only the bare minimum.
Dec 5, 2022 10:00 AM CST
A federal magistrate judge in Youngstown, Ohio, has sanctioned a suburban Cleveland lawyer more than $2,100 for vaping in the courtroom during the trial of an employment discrimination case.
Dec 1, 2022 10:47 AM CST
The legal counsel for the U.S. Supreme Court is defending Justice Samuel Alito’s ethics following a report from the New York Times
alleging that one of the justice's dinner companions later passed along information about the outcome of an upcoming Supreme Court decision to an anti-abortion crusader.
Nov 30, 2022 9:22 AM CST
An assistant New York attorney general who was once nominated for a federal judgeship is defending his litigation decisions after a federal judge ordered him to show cause why he shouldn’t be sanctioned.
Nov 29, 2022 8:50 AM CST
While 2022 was a phenomenal year for attorneys and “anyone with a pulse” and a law license could find work, 2023 might “go back to normal,” says Valerie A. Fontaine, a founding director of the legal search company SeltzerFontaine.
Nov 28, 2022 8:40 AM CST
Judge strikes down student-debt relief
U.S. District Judge Mark Pittman of Fort Worth, Texas, ruled Thursday that the Biden administration’s plan to forgive some federal student-loan debt was an unconstitutional…
Nov 11, 2022 3:14 PM CST
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